Mr. Haynes engages in an active litigation practice defending professionals and businesses, such as accountants, lawyers, contractors, companies and their directors and officers, members and shareholders of privately held businesses and aviators, in all aspects of commercial litigation including antitrust, contract, partnership, intellectual property, ERISA, securities and employment law litigation. He has particular expertise in the defense of accountants and lawyers and the unique factual and legal issues those cases often present. Further, Mr. Haynes has successfully litigated complex product liability cases including toxic tort matters. He is a past program chairman for the ABA Section of Litigation's special projects group.
Mr. Haynes serves as pro bono counsel and as a board member for Friends of Patan Hospital (USA), Inc., an organization that supports the work of Patan Hospital in Nepal. He helps the group with obtaining and maintaining 501(c)(3) status, corporate matters and regulatory filings.
He received a B.A. with honors from the University of Wyoming and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan in 1982. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army, including a tour as tank company commander.